Imagine you go skiing in the mountains. Suddenly, you feel queasy or pass out and get injured. You need help, but help is not at hand. What if your smartphone could call for help – all by itself?
YETI snow solution is a system which can alert rescue teams or other skiers in multiple ways. Thanks to widespread access to GNSS services and many communication channels, there will be someone to provide instant assistance for you. Even if you are out of GSM range!
YETI snow solution is the idea of two Polish students, Michał Wojtysiak and Maciej Piotrowski, who spent an Erasmus period at Politecnico di Torino. During their internship at Microsoft Innovation Center Torino, they developed the first YETI prototype for Windows Phone and leveraging the Windows Azure cloud platform. Read more here.